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Highly Integrated Digital-Power Controller from STMicroelectronics Streamlines Design to Latest Efficiency and Safety Standards
17.04.2018 · News
The STNRG011 digital-power controller from STMicroelectronics simplifies and accelerates development of 90-300 W power supplies and adapters for computers, LED lighting, medical equipment, telecom, and industrial equipment, meeting today’s most stringent eco-design standards...
I2C interface has galvanic isolation, wired-OR capability, improved noise margin
16.04.2018 · Circuits
This Design Idea describes a simple and effective way to provide optoisolation for devices connected on the I2C bus...
Supports -3.3V negative voltage output Coil-integrated negative voltage output "micro DC/DC" converters XCL301 series
16.04.2018 · News
Torex Semiconductor has launched the XCL301 series of coil-integrated “micro DC/DC” converters that support negative voltage output. The XCL301 series is the first Torex coil-integrated micro DC/DC converter series that supports negative voltage output...
Toshiba launches new surface-mount brushed motor driver IC
16.04.2018 · News
Toshiba Electronics Europe has broadened its line-up of small surface-mount brushed motor drivers with the addition of the new TB67H420FTG that supports high-voltage applications requiring a large-current drive such as domestic robotic vacuum cleaners, printers and other office equipment...
CMX975 RF Building Block - 2.7GHz Up/Down Converter
13.04.2018 · News
CML Microcircuits is pleased to announce the release of the CMX975 – 2.7 GHz Up/Down Converter expanding its RF Building Block IC range...
Next-Generation Vishay Intertechnology Miniature IR Receivers Provide Improved Sensitivity, Noise Suppression, and Pulse-Width Accuracy
12.04.2018 · News
Vishay Intertechnology introduced the next generation of the company’s miniature infrared receiver modules for IR remote control applications...
Bipolar current source maintains high output impedance at high frequencies
11.04.2018 · Circuits
Traditional current sources and voltage-to-current converters based on instrumentation and operational amplifiers offer high output impedances at low frequencies because of the amplifiers' good low-frequency CMRR. At higher frequencies, decreasing CMRR, inherent output capacitances, and slew-rate limitations prevent realization of high-quality current sources...
300MHz to 9GHz High Linearity I/Q Demodulator Supports 1GHz Bandwidth & Achieves up to 60dB Image Rejection
11.04.2018 · News
Analog Devices announces LTC5594, a wideband, high linearity true zero-IF demodulator with 1 GHz instantaneous I and Q 1 dB bandwidth. The demodulator is capable of 37 dB image rejection typical. Using the on-chip serial port, the device allows correction of the I and Q phase and amplitude imbalance, hence can be tuned to achieve an image rejection of better than 60 dB...
Simple Generator Provides Very-Low-Frequency/Distortion Sine and Square Waves
10.04.2018 · Circuits
With a handful of low-leakage passive components and two high-impedance op amps, you can build a sine/square-wave generator with output period of a minute and more...
Cypress Delivers Robust Wireless Connectivity to Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ IoT Single Board Computer
10.04.2018 · News
Cypress Semiconductor announced its Wi-Fi and Bluetooth combo solution delivers robust wireless connectivity to the new Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ Internet of Things single board computer. The Cypress CYW43455 single-chip combo provides high-performance 802.11ac Wi-Fi for faster Internet connections...